Zoo Memberships

NEW Zoo Memberships are a great value

   Membership benefit include:

  • FREE Regular Admission to the Zoo for 12 months, select special events excluded*
  • Discounted and/or free admission to over 160 other Zoos & Aquariums – Please click here for more information: Reciprocal Zoo & Aquarium List and Rules
  • 20% discount at the NEW Zoo Gift Shop
  • $1 off per ticket on the Neil Anderson Canopy Tour March through December – Show your membership card or log into your account to purchase
    • Canopy Tour is half off admission in January and February, member discount does not apply during this timeframe
  • Mobile Membership card through eMemberships smartphone app (membership cards no longer printed but are available upon request or if membership is marked as a gift**)
  • Discounts on education programs including birthday parties, Zoo Camps and more
  • Discounts on tickets to Zoo Boo* (changed from previous years***)
  • Discounts on tickets to EggStravanganZoo* (changed from previous years***)
  • Discounted rate at the Adventure Park for the Complete Adventure
  • Subscription to our email list to stay up-to-date with news and events

* Zoo Membership is not valid for entry to special events requiring an event ticket for entry (including Feast with a Beast, Brew at the Zoo, EggStravaganZoo, Zoo Boo, etc.) If an event is ‘free or included’ with regular zoo admission, your zoo membership will be valid for entry.  Discounts for tickets to special events will be available through online purchases when logged into website and also in person with membership card.  Details will be available prior to events.   **Gift memberships will be sent a membership packet and membership card to the selected recipient: Gift giver or Gift recipient.

Memberships make great gifts!  Be sure to check the ‘This membership is a gift’ box.  It is very small and located just above the primary member info.

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NEW Zoo Membership Levels

  • One Plus One Zoo Membership $60
    • Admits one named member
    • PLUS one guest (adult or child) at each visit
  • Family Plus Zoo Membership $80
    • Admits two named adult members from the same household
    • PLUS up to 8 dependent children living in member’s household or grandchildren, under age 18**
    • PLUS up to two guests (adult or child) at each visit
      • **Guests and children MUST be accompanied by one of the named members for free entry, children must live in the same household as the named members, grandchildren do not need to live in the same household as the grandparents, number of children/grandchildren must be listed on membership
  • Family Plus Advocate $175
    • Admits two named adult members from the same household
    • PLUS up to 8 dependent living in member’s household or grandchildren, under age 18**
    • PLUS up to two guests (adult or child) at each visit
    • PLUS a Zoo Education program for up to 6 people, to be scheduled with NEW Zoo Educator(s)
  • Link a Caregiver $20
    • One Named Caregiver (like a babysitter, grandparent or older siblings) can be linked to a membership.  Linked Caregiver can only visit the NEW Zoo when bringing the children of the primary member at no charge
      • Please Note:  If visiting without the children, admission fees will be required.  Additionally, a linked caregiver does not receive the benefit of bringing free guests.  Anyone attending the zoo with the Caregiver besides the children associated with the membership will be required to pay admission fees

**Guests and children MUST be accompanied by one of the named members to received free entry, children must live in the same household as the named members, grandchildren do not need to live in the same household as the grandparents, number of children/grandchildren must be listed on membership


NEW Zoo Membership Rules***

  • Zoo Membership named member on card must be present and provide a picture ID matching membership card at the time of entry or admission fees will be required
  • Zoo Memberships are only issued to adults in the household, ages 18 and up
  • Guest(s) must be accompanied by named member(s) to receive free admission
  • Children/Grandchildren must be accompanied by named member(s) or named Caregiver (additional fee required) to receive free admission.  If not with named member(s) or caregiver, admission fees will be required for everyone
    • Members are not able to send their card with someone else to give their children free admission (this includes grandparents, family members, friends, etc.  The named member must be present)
  • **Children and grandchildren are defined as ages 0-17.  Age 18 and up are considered adults and are not covered as children on memberships even if still in high school or live at home
  • **Children must live, or reside primarily, at the Primary Member’s household, grandchildren are not required to reside in the same household
  • Any visitors, adult children, or additional guests not covered by your membership will be required to pay admission
  • Zoo Membership is not valid for entry to special events requiring an event ticket (including Zoo Boo, EggstravaganZoo, Feast with a Beast, Brew at the Zoo and more)
  • Zoo Membership is non-transferable, non-refundable, and revocable
  • Replacement Card fee: $5
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Please note: Memberships and gift membership are active when purchased.  You or the gift recipient may visit the Zoo ANY TIME after making your online Membership purchase.  Our online membership system updates your status immediately and you can download your membership cards almost instantaneously through the eMembership Card App.  Click here for mobile membership card instructions or see image below.  Membership cards are no longer printed, unless requested or membership is given as a gift when they are always printed.  If a printed Zoo Membership Card is required, please reply to your membership order confirmation with a request for printed card.

***NEW Zoo membership rules subject to change without notice.  Change will be reflected on website


 Memberships make great gifts!  It’s easy, just follow the steps below

To order online, follow instructions below.

    1. Click the small check box ‘This membership is a gift’ when ordering (required to receive a gift membership packet) 
      • This box is on the page with the Primary Member information, just below the registration information
    2. Select who to send a renewal letter to ~ ‘Gift Recipient’ or ‘Myself’
    3. Select where to deliver the gift to ~ ‘Gift Recipient’ or ‘Mail to myself’
      • Orders marked as Gifts always receive a membership packet in the mail, mailed to whomever was selected in the ‘Deliver membership to’ box
        • Gifts will be mailed twice weekly early in December and then daily the week leading up to Christmas.  Please look for an email to let you know when your gift was mailed
          • If you wish to hold your membership for longer, or pick it up in person, please respond to your order confirmation/receipt email to let us know
      • Memberships are active the day they are purchased
    4. Enter who the gift is from and message to be included in the membership letter
    5. Enter gift recipient’s information in the Primary Adult Member boxes
    6. Select the number of children (or grandchildren) and also list the second adult’s name (when applicable) for Family Plus/Family Plus Advocate memberships
    7. Once added to the cart, the site will then ask for you, the giver’s, information to complete the order
    8. You will receive two emails; a generic confirmation of the order and a notification when the membership is  ready to be mailed
      • The gift recipient does not receive emails regarding the order unless you did not check the ‘This membership is a gift’ box

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Zoo Memberships can also be purchased at:

  • At the NEW Zoo, in person, at the Visitor Center main entrance building. Just let a staff person know you would like to become a member!
  • Or you can purchase by using our mail-in Membership form.  Simply complete the form and follow the instructions to submit.
  • Giving a NEW Zoo Membership as a gift, please use our Gift Giver Form for your mail-in order.

Questions about Memberships:

  • Email us here
  • Call the Visitors Center at 920-434-7841 for immediate response or Memberships directly at 920-662-2402.  We will get back to you as soon as we are able.

 

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